Overcoming lockdown obstacles, Le Guess Who? united a global cast of adventurous artists

Utrecht, Netherlands 11 November

Gone, Gone Beyond – People Like Us at Barbican

Barbican

Semibreve Festival 2021: Combining architecture with experimental sounds

Various venues, Braga 27 October

Metabolic Rift: The colossal felt intimate at Berlin Atonal’s latest endeavour

Kraftwerk Berlin 21 October

DGTL ADE 2021: The Amsterdam highlight makes a euphoric comeback

NDSM Warehouse 13 October

In photos: Epizode Albania 2021

Rana e Hedhun beach, Shёngjin 23 September

AVA Festival 2021: A triumph for the Belfast club scene

Boucher Roads Fields, Belfast 24 September

Strawberries & Creem 2021: Carnival, soca and figureheads of the UK rap scene

Childerley Orchard, Cambridge 18 September

In photos: Fred Perry’s All Our Tomorrows event

100 Club 15 September
Megan Thee Stallion, Warehouse Project 2021 © Courtesy of The Warehouse Project

Megan Thee Stallion at The Warehouse Project: A star consolidating her reign

Depot Mayfield, The Warehouse Project 10 September

End of the Road 2021: A wonderful chapter bookmarking the return of the festival season

Larmer Tree Gardens, Wiltshire 2 September
Self Esteem, Green Man 2021 © Kirsty McLachlan

Green Man 2021: Community prevails at the idyllic Welsh festival

Brecon Beacons, Wales 19 August

Alfresco Disco 2021: A celebratory return for the Bristol institution

The Underground 7 August

In photos: Freedom Day at Studio 9294’s E-BIRTH party

Studio 9294 19 July
Klara Lewis, Semibreve 2020 © Adriano Ferreira Borges

Semibreve 2020: The Portuguese festival adjusts to the new normal with a virtual and physical programme

Online 24 October
Bedless Bones, Tallinn Music Week 2020 © Ake Heiman

Tallinn Music Week 2020: The Estonian event pulls off a physical festival amidst a global pandemic

Tallinn, Estonia 26 August